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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NUMBERS 29-45 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS INCLUDING CONNAUGHT HALL, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON (NUMBERS 36-45)

List entry Number: 1378967

Location

NUMBERS 29-45 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS INCLUDING CONNAUGHT HALL, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON (NUMBERS 36-45), 29-45, TAVISTOCK SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCamdenLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 478330

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2982SE TAVISTOCK SQUARE 798-1/94/1595 (West side) 10/06/54 Nos.29-45 (Consecutive) and attached railings. Connaught Hall, University of London (36-45)

GV II*

Terrace of 17 houses. c1825-6. Designed by Lewis Vulliamy; built by G Anstey and JA Frampton. Darkened stock brick with stucco ground floors, Nos 29, 32, 35, 39, 43 and 45 rusticated. Slated roof, Nos 34-45 with C20 felted mansard and dormers. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attics and basements. 3 windows each. Symmetrical facade, No.37 (centre house) slightly projecting with 4 engaged Ionic columns rising through 1st and 2nd floors; Nos 29, 31, 35, 39, 43 and 45 slightly project with Ionic pilasters through the 1st and 2nd floors. All to support the main entablature at 3rd floor level. Round-arched entrances with pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-heads; patterned fanlights and panelled doors. Doorways of Nos 36-40 and 42-44 converted for use as windows. Entrances to Nos 29 and 45 on the returns, No.45 with pilasters supporting a cornice, No.29 with portico surmounted by a balustrade with vases. Square-headed, recessed sashes to ground floors except No.37 with round-arched ground floor windows. 1st floor casements with cast-iron balconies. 2nd and 3rd floors with gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes, most with glazing bars. Attic storey with pilaster strips above bays with pilasters. Cornice above attic storey except Nos 35-39 with balustraded parapets. The north return of No.29 continues the entablature and pilaster treatment and forms a balanced composition, linked by a low screen wall, with No.36 Gordon Square (qv). The south return of No.45 continues the entablature and pilaster treatment and is similarly linked by a screen wall with No.53 Gordon Square (qv). INTERIORS: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas. No.36 was listed on 14/05/74. (Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949: 97-98).





Listing NGR: TQ2983282314

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Survey of London - Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood St Pancras Part 3: Volume 21 - Date: 1949 - Journal Title: Survey of London - Page References: 97,98

National Grid Reference: TQ 29838 82313

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